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Adoption Foster Care Payment

Checks are either directly deposited or mailed. Adoptive and foster parents are paid on different days. For guardians and adoptive parents, checks are issued on the 10th of the month. For foster care, checks are released on the 23rd of the month. If the check is directly deposited, it will be in the account on the 10th. If the check is mailed, it is send on the 10th or 23rd. The State of Maryland has a call center to handle these issues: 1.877.347.2729. Prior to receiving the check, a statement is received the 1st of the month verifying the children in care.
To speak with a Customer Service Representative, please call 311 during business hours.